Index to Oaths of Office, 1965-

Series 17170

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Images Available in Index for 1998-2014. Oaths from 2015 to about 2022 may be requested from the Division of Archives and Records Service.

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To find a name, use the surname, givenname middlename. For example: Smith, John Henry

About the Records

Prior to taking statewide office, newly elected officials, judges, appointed commission members and agency directors, and special law enforcement officers in Utah are required to take an oath of office from any person in the state authorized to administer oaths (UCA 78-24-16). Officeholders each solemnly swear (or affirm) to support, obey, and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Utah State Constitution, and to discharge the duties of the office with fidelity.

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There is no specific time frame as to when an oath should be filed with the State Archives, which may affect whether an oath is available.

Page Last Updated January 24, 2023.